Regulations.gov allows the public to search for and view a description of rules currently open for comment, read full texts of these documents, and submit comments to federal rulemaking dockets. It provides one-stop, on-line access to every open rule published by more than 150 different federal agencies, including EPA.
Regulations.gov serves as EPA’s electronic public docket and on-line comment system. It offers federal agencies the ability to post various publicly available documents routinely associated with regulatory dockets, as well as non-regulatory material.
Docket materials include:
- Federal Register notices
- Scientific, technical, and economic analyses
- Hearing transcripts
- Public comments